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Job fair today, chance to meet hiring managers face to face

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The government shutdown delayed the release of September unemployment numbers, but now there is a better idea of those statistics as the jobless rate comes out this week. 

The unemployment rate did not change too much, it is holding at 7.2 percent, with August numbers at 7.3 percent according to the Bureau of Labor statistics.   In September the government agency reported employment increased in construction, wholesale trade and transportation. 

For those looking for work today may be the day – TucsonHelpWanted.com is hosting a career fair today at the Doubletree Hilton by Reid Park.  The fair takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

There are more than 40 employers scheduled to be at the fair.  According to TucsonHelpWanted.com there are more than 1,000 jobs listed on the website, but this job fair is a chance for job seekers to get out from behind the computer and meet hiring managers face to face. 

Those interested in attending the event should register by clicking the following link - 

http://regionalhelpwanted.com/careerfairs/index.cfm?SN=18&

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